Page-3 of Current Affairs - October, 2009

Current Affairs : Business & Economy

October 21, 2009: ONGC registers fifth clean development project with the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) has registered its fifth clean development mechanism (CDM) project with the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. What is CDM ?The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) is an arrangement under the Kyoto Protocol which ..

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Current Article: Visit of Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner to India

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner arrived recently in India for a five-day state visit with an agenda to increase economic cooperation. A total of 9 Pacts were signed. Background of India Argentina Relationships: This trip has marked 15 years since the last visit by a head of state of Argentina – then president Carlos ..

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Industrial growth 10.4 % in August

India’s Industrial growth has soared to a 22-month high of 10.4 per cent in August.Manufacturing output grew by 10.2 per cent in August, mining by 12.9 per cent and electricity production by 10.6 per cent. Of 17 industry groups, 14 showed positive growth.Reasons: According to Planning Commission deputy chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia, stimulus measures the ..

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Assocham Elections

Swati Piramal, director of Piramal Healthcare, has been elected president of Assocham. She has replaced Sajjan Jindal. She is in the boards of several companies, including Piramal Life Sciences, SBI Capital Markets and Prudential ICICI Management. She has served on the scientific advisory committee of the prime minister also. After assuming the new charge she ..

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Current Affairs Current Affairs : International : September -October 2009

October 9, 2009: Nobel Peace Prize to Barak ObamaUS President Barack Obama was announced as the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize.The annual award’s committee bestowed the honor on Obama “for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples.” October 7, 2009: World record with 1,725-pound pumpkin!A woman from Ohio has grown ..

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